Sep 21, 2020  
2017-2019 Catalog Addendum 
    
2017-2019 Catalog Addendum [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 224 - African-American History

Credits: 5
A broad survey of African American history. Begins with an overview of West African cultures prior to the rise of the slave trade and ends with a discussion of modern events. Topics include the rise of slavery in the Americas, the origin and development of American ideas about race, the formation of an African-American culture, the Civil War and emancipation, the era of Jim Crow, and the struggle for civil rights from the 18th century to the present. Explores various interpretations and theoretical ideas about African American history. Shows that African American history is central to U.S. history.

Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101  or instructor’s permission.
Satisfies Requirement: Social Science and Diversity



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